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, this is part of our broadband technology grant, the average cost is zero. [laughter] if you were to buy this for your home, it costs a couple of hundred dollars. the games cost between $20.40 dollars. they have hundreds of different games to play. to the games cost between $20.40 dollars. and hundreds of different games to play. we have other adaptive devices that can be used with the wii. this is a foot pedal. -- this is a foot pedal. along with the buttons on the hand device connected to alicia's remote, we can use foot pedals if there are games the require numerous controls. it is very adaptive. then, really interesting. what about someone who may be a quadriplegic and does not have the ability to use arms or legs? there is a sip and tug adapter that allows someone to control the wii with his or her mouth. you can still engaged the wii by puffing into the tube. this company has made the wii completely accessible for anyone to play. it is a great option. if you want more information about the adaptive equipment for the wii, visit alicia's booth. >> i work for the independent living ce
that because if it hits to the core of may. and that is why i have learned the necessary needs of technology whto learn and to grw at to do things. and why you and i need the things you're going to hear in just a couple of minutes. i just want to take a quick moment as you get settled. you will have to stop talking because i will not talk over you. you, too. i'm going to count to ten. i usually don't have to finish to ten. when you think of technology in the world today, we can't even imagine what is going to have the month from now. think of the things that have been eaten up. we used to have payphones. they are gone. the cellphone 8 it up. the cellphone 8 of the camera industry. you don't need to buy a camera. the cellphone 8 the watch industry. i don't even wear a watch. you can go through the list. he you don't have to go to the bank anymore. take a picture of a check and make a deposit. look at all the things that we have changed. and change every day. if we can't imagine what is going to happen by christmas time. you don't even have to go to the pharmacy to say, fill this out. pick up
for joining us and being part of this wonderful effort that we are announcing today with our technology community and certainly with the families of sandy hook. i would like to thank the families who flew all the way here from newtown, connecticut for joining us here today in san francisco. and while you are far away from home, i hope that you feel welcomed in our city. as a father of two girls myself, i can't imagine the pain and grief that you have suffered these past three months. and i have profound respect for your courage and for your commitment, for turning this grief into action. the tragic and horrifying events in sandy hook elementary school, touched every american, a tragedy of this magnitude brings along with it the pain, the shock, and the disbelief. and it forces all of us to ask the question how can we prevent such terrible events? how do we protect our children? our youth, our residents? for san francisco, it is very important for us to continue to have an open dialogue regarding gun violence so that we can answer these questions ourselves. today, we honored the three-mo
just that. in fact, when we signaled from our technology company that is they were telling us that our payroll tax was a job-killing effort here that we had to change it. what we went ahead and fixed and it and got it done and after the dishandling of the redevelopment towards find a lasting solution to fund affordable house and is did that with the creation of affordable housing fund 30 million-dollar a year for the next 30 years to build affordable housings and to insentive eyes builders to get more housing on their sites and and invite police and firefighters into an emergency responders commute in san francisco to hmm with the down payments of the first too time home buyers efforts we were asked to vest? our neighborhood park and is streets and we did just that with our million dollar general obligation bond to build and construct more open space most importantly, we put san franciscans back to work and we have a growing economy and we have invested in our city. so the year of 20 if we will, was about getting everything done. and when we did that, we were complimented by an un
absorb the culture and create. and you can look for us to be a technology hub going forward and we have never been followers. and have always been leaders. it's a very unique place and a great place to live. i relax by driving through and gatherings and reliving great memorize of being a kid in oakland and then i may end up just parking around little grand lake theatre and drive down and take a look at the paramount and so if there is a play that is happening and so the first thing that i tell people is go to jack land square and you will be surprised that we have a square and so shore line and it is the it could be the giving of great say food and go see things that inspire me about oakland is again it's ability to change. for every think that you would every say negative about oakland, i can say ten positives we are our own city. oakland to know it, is to love it.. >> (applause) all right. so thank you mayor khan and now we have for san francisco coming up and to sso to welcome mayor lee welcome kristine row wish senator vice senior vice president of service area of case zero per
technology is a one-stop shop. >>> the other thing that becomes very special is [inaudible] there is nowhere else go from here. . (applause) let me conclude with a little bit of sports and that is to say that, we are just about in spring training, world champions san francisco. also we are putting a bid together for super bowl 50, or 51 whichever one they will take, i'm be happy with that, yes, you know, we have got world baseball series coming in in march, in the at&t park, we have america's cup 55 days of sailing coming in the summer charles schwab cup in october and now, we are getting ready potentially to have more international sporting ebbs that really come to compliment what we do not just in san francisco but for the whole bay area and i want to suggest to you that we have an opportunity to do that through the one s f program that we created to sustain all of the theater we are doing to make sure we do it right with your help. and i'll say to you're to you and i think i have said this in some other circles, knowing when we were at the five-yard line, ethree min
with the san francisco citizens initiative for technology and innovation. it's a consortium of companies representing 25,000 employees. >> the hope is we can generate thousands of dollars of resources that will go into direct services to help people on the streets. >> reporter: resources including volunteers, money and even software. >> there is a lot of creative capital that's out. >> reporter: tech company neighborhoodland was on site to encourage the public to use its site to brainstorm solutions. >> people have thought about this issue. it confronts all of us on a day- to-day basis. >> reporter: they hope tech companies will help streamline the process to get services. >> a lot of things are done on paper. paper takes forever. if people could do the sign up now then they could have access to the services sooner. >> reporter: advocates say they hope the tech companies can help clear up backlogs, section 8 and public housing lists and provide jobs for skilled homeless workers. >>> in los angeles county former bell mayor oscar hernandez and four counc
ago, i like all of you started a company. i started in i-ti a technology company in the 1.0 world. it was a company that created technology to connect citizens better with government * . i ran it for almost nine years. and when i was elected to office four years ago, i was unfortunately more surprised than i wanted to be about how far behind san francisco government was. this was very 2008, 2009. with you i'm really proud of the leaps and bounds we have taken as a city * . i was proud in 2010 to help move forward legislation to really bring together city departments to work in a coordinated way with our committee on information technology. to help create a chief information officer position for the city. i was also proud to work with then mayor newsome in passing the first generation of open data legislation that we have. but as our civil grand jury in june pointed out, our i-t in san francisco is still in need of a culture shock. and this is where all of us come in today. we have 200 data sets that have already been put out there, but by and large the data sets put out by city go
they want to be with the talented and with oakland being the liberator and home of the -- technology in general and thriving arts and cutting edge innovation in general in areas we really have the talent here in the bay area and i think that is critical and also, i think we are looking at investors internationally and frankly at an -- promising a lot of our time to chinese investors and really an international economy but we are looking at not just across the country but to invest and -- in the bay area and it's not goal of -- 50% there and to ed we are a region and many of these companys are going to be make this horizontal and vertical -- chinese investors in the entire bay area and so they have to have it's a different game. and you know, texans have to live there. the reality is that this is one of the most beautiful places with the best whrr and -- [inaudible] company that is going to for tech assistance on your software and you get somebody in india well they are actually -- because oakland they are putting a call center in oakland to get a quicker turn around and -- in many
agree that technology, expediting our kids earlier with the expectation for college and seth them to in our economies is the keys key to success and we're making progress. san francisco unified continues to be the hive urban development are high. we've seen double digit high-grades among our latin and africa kids >> results are being recognized for our achievement we received a federal grab the to bring job training in our mission neighborhood. the supervisor knows about this. these gains are possible because reforms are underway the partnership are in place. for our kids to succeed in this economy we must do more. that's why this year i will propose in my budgeted more resources more than $50,000,000,000 and $25 million for preschool activities. i view education as an be investment not an expense. the folk in the road for many kids and many families the point at which they decide they're though stay in san francisco or leave. you're going to hear me talking about this layoff a lot this year. i want our middle squirrels to courthousess choose the road to success notes the road th
. >> and at that point the data would be available for developers; the technology, already exists. it could be an existing app maker who plugs in and goes from 700 cabs to 1700 cabs; it could be a new player. that part we would not control the timeline but given what we have seen in terms of the demand for this kind of way to access transportation, and we're fairly confident that that would happen fairly quickly. >> mine is quick. director heinicke covered most of the things i want to talk about. thank you for the research; you have made a lot of progress. congratulations to you and your staff. >> thank you. >> i want to go back to mr. -- made the point when he invested a lot of money in apps, i think director reiskin said, even if they invested in apps, they can be used in open architecture. have you taken into consideration what is out there? >> it is appropriate to allow companies that have a pride in their brand, to develop their own apps; if they want to offer and app with only their taxis, we should allow that exist. we don't want to interfere with that brand. we want people to be abl
, working with existing technology providers. >> thank you. >> (calling names) >> good afternoon. >> also it's not going to be relevant to the subject, i thought we would be discussing the issue of having electronic weigh bills which is finished and done with, i want to express my opposition; we don't need anybody to bake through our information; it is not fair to have our financial data access by third parties or more. and we really think that by doing that process, it's nothing but adding another stress to what you have already seen here, with poor men working for their families; it's going to be another burden for them. i am sorry but // thank you very much. >> mark gruber, -- >> thank you. mark gruber. united taxicab workers. we desperately need electronic taxicab access. it should be done in the form of a single app put out my contract through an rfp instead of having some multitude of apps fighting among each other. you might have gotten a glimmer from the taxi magic representative. this is something that needs to be done right. and the only way i can see doing it right is to have
. the technology network in san jose who made this a crucial project. i want to call out a thanks to or tactical team. we know how to make it small, not over 150 feet in the air. we have a studio, zone engineering and i have to say thanks to hmr who has been a rock star and directly one of the reasons this is happening. an extremely talented project. thank you all. i also want to just take a moment to really acknowledge that while leo and i have done a lot of things m in this world, we would not be able to do it alone. there is only one person responsible for this project and that is executive director of the arts. luminarias. i can go on and on. i think i will throughout the night. do know that she's a special person and this entire community owes her a debt of gratitude. i want to thank leo and his family for bringing the level of artistic integrity for this work that somehow slipped through the progress of a work of contemporary art parallel in art history. it has everything to do with leo and our interpretations with our discussion and that one minute that transformed how people will be rec
and flooding and you can see the subheaders from there. the technological and this is what one should do when you are conducting vunerbility. and technological hazards or hazards that are accidents and think of india and hazmat event, something where the transit center night not be the target. but they will receive collateral damage. some of these are very important to look at, scoring them cals and radiology and hospitals. >> have you to look at it across the board and we look at above and underground storage tanks and pipelines and if they rupture how will that effect the transit center. rail and air, of course your standard hazmat events, a truck something like that on the street near or around the center itself. man made is criminal acts, violence against property and in relation to the transit center. you think that everything from a violent act to graffiti, how are you going to try to buy down that threat and risk. we look at fire events, and plan to be 100-year building within those 100 years, we anticipate that you will have a fire event, a trash, can or a bus so we need recommendatio
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and disability technology summit. it was approximately a month ago that secretary kathleen sebelius said the u.s. department of health and human services announced the creation of this new federal agency, and that is the administration for community living. and in her words, she said "for too long, too many americans have faced the a possible choice between moving to an institution or living at home without the long-term services and support they need." so this new administration for community living will be to helping people with disabilities, as well as seniors, to live a productive, satisfying lives. now, as you may be aware, the aging and disability population has been recognized actually at the local and state levels for quite some time now. so the mechanisms for providing support that facility community living have been really brought together into local and state agencies such as the san francisco departments the of aging and adult services that serves those populations since the year 2000. yet, at the federal level, policy developments from a community outreach, and program implementat
solutions prevail. and so, when we strip away points of view, and focus in on what technologies will actually work. we shift the equation from rhetoric to pragmatics. which products can get get to be field tested? which smart gun technologies will pass the government lab testing? and right now, if you wanted to buy a smart gun, you would have a very difficult time doing it. but what we can do in technology is advance the state, such that you have that option. and so, we are really careful to make sure that we focus in on innovation and use a tried and true, trusted process in the silicon valley and let the best ideas be the ones that are the ones that are commercially viable. >> give us some ideas, (inaudible). >> sure. the field of smart gun technology is an interesting field. it spans academic research, commercial research, a lot of the federal funding for smart gun technology in the u.s. stopped in the late 90s. and so, part of the excitement that we have here today is the ability to reignite, the innovation and creativity around some of those promising technologies. some of
are right behind me. to some of the leading technology companies in the valley. we have companies that raise anywhere from a thousand dollars to $25 million that have sort of been housed with us. some of the coolest things that have happened at the hatchery two people sitting next to each other working on the same app for six months decided to merge and raise a million dollars for their company. so, collaborative consumption is something we truly believe in and having spent a couple of years working with the likes of jane, brian, tina lee and a bunch of other people who have been sort of working on this open data problem, it's been sort of exciting to sort of see it come to fruition today and see sort of the progress that they've made. so, for me this is sort of -- it's been fun to sort of watch this team of people come together and do what they do and make san francisco a 21st century city. so, you know, it's an honor to welcome the mayor back to the hatchery, the new hatchery. we invite you, supervisor chiu, to our monthly infamous happy hours where bourbon and branch caters to meet with o
.c. >> american universe repress or naomi, technology changing how we communicate? >> yes and no. there's this assumption that the technologies of computers and now mobile phones are changing the way that we write to each other. because the postal using all these abbreviations and acronyms and emoticons, you actually study we are not using all that many. if you're a young teenage girl you will be using a lot. there's many handful of these kind of motor comes early, leave but not nearly as many as the press latest deadly. it's the ways in which we read, the ways in which we write, and onto what i mean by that and the second. our social relationships are changing incredibly. and i'm going to suggest a personal individual psyche are changing as well. spent walk us through those. >> let's start with how we read. what's critically is that when you're reading things on the screen, you don't do it -- of ice cream a member -- i mean whether it's a laptop, computer, tablet computer or whether its mobile phone, you don't do quite the same way when you're reading hardcopy. in fact that's a subject
, with water that are not always proven technologies, but they're things that are enough proven you should take a bit of a risk and you should show others it can be done. >> we're showing the world, suddenly had wind turbines which they didn't have before. so, our team realizing that time would change, and realizing where the opportunities were today, we said, you know what, we started out as really something to control wind as an asset, when you combine today's technology becomes something entirely different. >> wind turbines in an urban environment is a relatively new concept. there are a few buildings in other major cities where they have installed wind turbines on the roof. and wind turbines in buildings are effective. >> the discussion was do we do that or not? and the answer was, of course. if they're not perfect yet, they're building a building that will last 100 years. in 100 years someone is going to perfect wind efficient turbines. if these aren't right, we'll replace them. we have time to do that. >> the building that's two renewable energy generations. wind turbines located on the n
is putting technology versus copper thieves and right now it appears that technology may be getting the upper hand on this expensive problem. we first mentioned this story on mornings at 2:00. noon at new, we have been talking to local officials about how this tactic is. >> reporter: good afternoon. well to you and me this is just a street lamp but to a thief it could represent a small mint, because underneath this lid is copper wiring worth up to $4 a pound at salvage yards so to protect it city officials poured cement around the box and bolted it shut to keep out thieves. >> if the bolts aren't removed from these boxes, then the thieves can come along and easily just break the lid and access the wires. >> the public works director here in concord showed us one that needs to be sealed. he says the city may also be borrowing an idea from a neighboring city to spoil burglars plans. two years ago, valejox began embedding electronic tracking devises invisible to the naked eye of copper wiring. thefts have since plummetted and for the first time in years, there is no wire missing from city street
report dreamworks is based in silicon valley. they invented a new technology that is improving animation. stay tuned. coming up. >> jacqueline: the rainfall continuing. it is wet with those raindrops. how long it will last. ..... >> now for today's market update. numbers were mixed on wall street. even after lawmakers in cyprus rejected an unpopular bailout plan here are the closing numbers. the dow was up three points. after being down as much as 70 points today. the nasdaq lost eight points. and the s-and-p fell three points >> the pentagon is getting ready for the start of the forced 4-day work week. furlough notices will begin going out on friday. workers will be forced to take unpaid leave for 22 days. or one day each week, from april 21st through september 21st. that's equal to a 20-percent pay cut for five months. the furloughs will affect most of the defense department's 800-thousand civilian employees. the unpaid days off are the result of the forced federal spending cuts has approved the sale of twinkies. wonder bread. and other assets belonging to hostess. a joint venture of p
women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. >> i want to welcome all of you to this very full house and this wonderful celebration for women's history month to recognize the efforts of women in our great city and county of san francisco. women's history month is a time to appreciate the contributions of our women leaders in our communities who have been courageous in proving the quality of life for all san franciscans. since 1996, the san francisco commission and the department on the status of women ~ has recognized the vital work and contributions of women throughout our community through this program, and i would like to invite dr. emilie morasi who is the executive director of that agency to say a few words about the history of this event. >> thank you very much, president chiu. i am joined today by commissioner kay [speaker not understood]. i'd like to ask her to come on up. she's very familiar with these chambers, having served as clerk for many, many years. and if there are any other commissioners who joined us, please come on up. i have just returned from japan th
in general terms about the technologically brilliant qualities of [speaker not understood] which we generally experience as print on paper, including books. there is the integrity of the text which can't easily be altered, certainly can't be hacked. and the changes, if there are any, would be very noticeable on paper as compared with electronic or online text. there is accountability generally speaking with book. we know who the author is. we know that there's been some editing and a publishing house putting it out. many online materials are simply not clear as to who the authors or editors or publishers might be. there is the quality of privacy. no one knows what you're reading when you go into a library. nobody certainly knows what page you're on or which entry you're reading. online all of those things can and in many cases are being tracked in minutest detail. there is permanence. one can routinely read a 20, 40, 100 year old book with no problem at all. that might be very difficult with some of the electronic materials. and finally, the universal accessibility, only the eyes are needed t
they are working on the technology where they can make these things inoperable. once it gets out there if we can get it through the public's knowledge to get this, they're gonna understand that once they sell it to the next level they may not want it and then you're gonna create some animosity between the robber and the buyer. they say that according -- they may have this up by christmas internationally so it would be around the world for everyone. they say they already have it through the carriers. through verizon it's already available. they're just gonna tell you about the find a phone app which is something that will just ping it immediately. not necessarily going to disable the phone, which is what we're after to make it useless. >> the carriers can't make it useless. >> it's gonna take some work by the manufacturer to make it completely useless and not be able to resold and remanufactured. >> any questions about this? i see chief was gonna chime in there. >> i just want to tell since we have an opportunity here on the tip line -- 575-4744. so the public can report any crime to us an
that and unbrick a phone, which is really unfortunate so it seems that technology's important. >> i believe it's gonna be passed christmas for that. i know they're working on this bricking technology that's a standard. we wanna do is see it standardized in all these smart phones. i would say hopefully by christmas that would be available for everybody. the other part is gonna be the cost. i'm sure they're going to add some cost to it to add it as another application that you might have to buy, but after that, i think that blacklisting as i said -- the similar card and the phone marriage -- that, i believe, exists already and some companies however i don't know how widespread it is here in the united states. >> do you think it could be by christmas or... >> christmas would be where they would have the bricking available from the manufacturer. >> any other questions. >> i would like to bring up [inaudible] from sf safe in regards to this thing. >> thank you very much. >> my name is arena [inaudible] and i'm a program director at san francisco safe and as a crime prevention educational non p
created by aqua bounty technologies. >> i think the bigger picture is that we want better safety assessment for this and any other netically engineered animals. if it gets approval, it will be the first genetically engineered animals. >> they say their fish is safe and healthy. >> at this trader joes, shoppers had opinions on this pledge. >> i think it's a really good idea. because we enjoy salmon and we have a taste for it, i think it's going to wake us up to, okay, where is the salmon going to come from? >> it's technology, not any more than that. >> along with a health concerns, critics also think these lab created salmon could eventually pose a risk to wild salmon populations. >>> and apple products may look the rumor, it says apple may unveil the ipad five five is, and the iphone five. this information is from an inside source at apple. the company itself is not commenting. >> walmart is commanding a new feature with apple devices. the scan and go program well be available at san jose. customers can scan items on their cell phones, keep a tally and pay at check out counters.
was she was telling us to go forward 2030 in term of technologies and looking back to today. but this conference with all the vendors we had here had an amazing impact on me as learning of new technologies. i really feel in the 21st century of different types of technologies. i'm not going to make any pitches here. but bottom line is we are learning and this conference to me, and i know for many of us here, it was a great learning experience. thank you. >> awesome, thank you. (applause) >> thank you. all right. if we don't have any more questions, i'm going to give it over to drew to do his little sales pitch up there. or any announcements that need to be made. >> [speaker not understood]. >> okay, do you want the microphone? i'll hold it. i'm kidding. here you go. >> i'm obviously part of the nonprofit [speaker not understood], i have a products company. and for what it's worth, it hasn't gone to development yet. but we have a one-coat film that so far is working on traffic signs with unlimited cleanings. once it goes to market we'll let you know at the 2013 conference. we'
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